Coast Guard October 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2015-27419
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee and its Subcommittee will hold a public meeting in Katy, TX to discuss the safety of operations and other matters affecting the offshore oil and gas industry. These meetings are open to the public.
Safety Zone; Rich Passage, Manchester, WA
Document Number: 2015-27304
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing all navigable waters within a designed area in the vicinity of the Manchester Fuel Piers, Manchester, Washington. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of the waterway users and participants of a maritime training exercise. The temporary safety zone will prohibit any person or vessel not involved in the training exercise from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound (COTP) or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Tchefuncta River, Madisonville, LA
Document Number: 2015-27131
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the SR 22 Bridge over the Tchefuncta River, mile 2.5, at Madisonville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. This deviation is necessary to complete scheduled maintenance of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for approximately six weeks while allowing for two scheduled openings on scheduled work days except for a five-day period and a 36-hour period, both in December, when there will be complete closures. The bridge will operate normally on non-scheduled work days and on weekends.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Houma Navigation Canal, Mile 36.0, at Houma, Terrebonne Parish, LA
Document Number: 2015-27130
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the SR 661 Swing Bridge across the Houma Navigation Canal, mile 36.0, in Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to conduct scheduled metal repairs and maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed-to- navigation for up to six daylight hours each weekday for two weeks.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, John F. Kennedy Space Center/NASA Parkway Bridge, Addison Point, FL
Document Number: 2015-27115
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the John F. Kennedy Space Center/NASA Parkway Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 885.0, Addison Point, FL. For the safety of the participants, this temporary operating schedule will allow the bridge to not open to navigation including tugs with tows, during the Rocketman Triathlon in November.
Offshore Supply Vessels, Towing Vessel, and Barge Engine Rating Watches
Document Number: 2015-27062
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This direct final rule amends the Coast Guard's merchant mariner manning regulations to align them with statutory changes made by the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014. The Act allows oilers serving on certain offshore support vessels, towing vessels, and barges to be divided into at least two watches. This change increases the sea service credit affected mariners are permitted to earn for each 12-hour period of work from one day to one and a half days.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0033
Document Number: 2015-27021
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of revisions to the following collection of information: 1625-0033, Display of Fire Control Plans for Vessels. Our ICR describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-27056
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council and its Subcommittees will meet on November 12 and 13, 2015, in Arlington, VA, to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. These meetings will be open to the public.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0095
Document Number: 2015-27041
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0095, Oil and Hazardous Material Pollution Prevention and Safety Records, Equivalents/Alternatives and Exemptions without change. Our ICR describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0112
Document Number: 2015-27038
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, with change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0112, Enhanced Maritime Domain Awareness via Electronic Transmission of Vessel Transit Data. Our ICR describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0016
Document Number: 2015-27020
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of revisions to the following collection of information: 1625-0016, Welding and Hot Works Permits; Posting of Warning Signs. Our ICR describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0001
Document Number: 2015-27019
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of revisions to the following collection of information: 1625-0001, Marine Casualty Information & Periodic Chemical Drug and Alcohol Testing of Commercial Vessel Personnel. Our ICR describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0035
Document Number: 2015-27018
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a revision to the following collection of information: 1625-0035, Title 46 CFR Subchapter Q: Lifesaving, Electrical, Engineering and Navigation Equipment, Construction and Materials & Marine Sanitation Devices (33 CFR part 159). Our ICR describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0014
Document Number: 2015-27017
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a revision to the following collection of information: 1625-0014, Request for Designation and Exemption of Oceanographic Research Vessels. Our ICR describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0039
Document Number: 2015-27016
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of revisions to the following collection of information: 1625-0039, Declaration of Inspection Before Transfer of Liquid in Bulk. Our ICR[s] describe[s] the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; York River, Yorktown, VA
Document Number: 2015-26969
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Coleman Memorial Bridge (US 17) across the York River, mile 7.0, at Yorktown, VA. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to facilitate mechanical repairs to the bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Snohomish River, Marysville, WA
Document Number: 2015-26922
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Company (BNSF) Bridge 37.0 across the Snohomish River, mile 3.5 at Marysville, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate scheduled bridge rail joint maintenance and replacement. The deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the maintenance to allow safe movement of work crews.
Special Local Regulation for Battle of Hampton; Hampton River, Hampton, VA
Document Number: 2015-26962
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on the navigable waters of Hampton River, in the vicinity of the Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina in Hampton, Virginia. This regulated area will restrict vessel movement in the specified area during the revolutionary sea battle re-enactment Battle of Hampton. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on the surrounding navigable waters during the re-enactment.
Safety Zone; Mississippi River Between Mile 467.0 and 472.0; Transylvania, LA
Document Number: 2015-26958
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing an emergency temporary safety zone for all waters of the Lower Mississippi River between mile 467.0 and 472.0. Transit into and through this area is prohibited beginning at 11:32 p.m. on September 10, 2015 and will continue through October 31, 2015 or until the width and depth of the navigational channel improves. This safety zone is needed to protect persons, property and infrastructure from the safety hazards associated with the navigational channel being reduced in width and depth due to shallow water and shifting shoals. This has created an especially hazardous situation that does not allow for normal transit through this reach of the river. Deviation from the safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; English Kills, Brooklyn, NY
Document Number: 2015-26957
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Metropolitan Ave. Bridge across the English Kills, mile 3.4, at Brooklyn, New York. This deviation is necessary to perform operating machinery installation. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for approximately 3 days.
Safety Zone; Mississippi River Between Mile 488.0 and 480.5; Lake Providence, LA
Document Number: 2015-26956
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing an emergency temporary safety zone for all waters of the Lower Mississippi River between mile 488.0 and 480.5. Transit into and through this area is prohibited beginning at 5:43 p.m. on September 9, 2015 and will continue through October 31, 2015 or until the width and depth of the navigational channel improves. This safety zone is needed to protect persons, property and infrastructure from the safety hazards associated with the navigational channel being reduced in width and depth due to shallow water and shifting shoals. This has created an especially hazardous situation that does not allow for normal transit through this reach of the river. Deviation from the safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Pago Pago Harbor, American Samoa
Document Number: 2015-26955
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone during the 2015 Fautasi Ocean Challenge in Pago Pago Harbor, American Samoa. This action is necessary to safeguard the participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on the water in Pago Pago Harbor during the Fautasi Race. This regulation will functionally close the port to commercial vessel traffic during the start and finish of the race, but will not require the evacuation of any vessels from harbor. Entry into, transiting, or anchoring in the harbor is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or not part of the race patrol, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Honolulu or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Ironman 70.3 Miami; Miami, FL
Document Number: 2015-26832
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the waters of Biscayne Bay, east of Bayfront Park, in Miami, Florida during the 2015 Ironman 70.3 Miami, a triathlon. The Ironman 70.3 Miami is scheduled to take place on October 25, 2015. Approximately 2,500 participants are anticipated to participate in the swim portion of the event. No spectators are expected to be present during the event. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participants, vessels, and the general public during the event. Persons and vessels, except those participating in the event, are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2015-26819
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Hawthorne Bridge, mile 13.1, across the Willamette River at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary for maintenance repairs to the bridge lifting mechanism. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to allow safe and timely movement of workers.
2013 Liquid Chemical Categorization Updates
Document Number: 2015-26371
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes additional updates and revisions to regulatory tables that were amended by an interim rule published in August 2013. The tables list liquid hazardous materials, liquefied gases, and compressed gases approved for maritime transportation in bulk, and indicate how each cargo is categorized by its pollution risk and safe carriage requirements. These proposals would correct errors in the interim rule and bring the tables current through December 2013. Updated information is of value to shippers and to the owners and operators of U.S.-flag tank and bulk cargo vessels in any waters, and most foreign-flag tank and oceangoing bulk cargo vessels in U.S. waters. The proposed rule promotes the Coast Guard's maritime safety and stewardship (environmental protection) missions.
Safety Zone; 520 Bridge Construction, Lake Washington, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2015-26754
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Washington around the east span of the 520 Bridge in Seattle, Washington due to ongoing construction. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and workers involved in the bridge construction when construction barges are located in the east span of the bridge. The safety zone will prohibit any person or vessel from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his Designated Representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Dubuque, IA
Document Number: 2015-26745
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Illinois Central Railroad Drawbridge across the Mississippi River, mile 579.9, at Dubuque, Iowa. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner time to replace the tender house essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge.
Quarterly Listings; Safety Zones, Security Zones, Special Local Regulations, Drawbridge Operation Regulations and Regulated Navigation Areas
Document Number: 2015-26624
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides notice of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard that were made temporarily effective between October 2014 and December 2014 but expired before they could be published in the Federal Register. This notice lists temporary safety zones, security zones, special local regulations, drawbridge operation regulations and regulated navigation areas, all of limited duration and for which timely publication in the Federal Register was not possible.
Quarterly Listings; Safety Zones, Security Zones, Special Local Regulations, Drawbridge Operation Regulations and Regulated Navigation Areas
Document Number: 2015-26623
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides notice of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard that were made temporarily effective between January 2015 and March 2015 but expired before they could be published in the Federal Register. This notice lists temporary safety zones, security zones, special local regulations, drawbridge operation regulations and regulated navigation areas, all of limited duration and for which timely publication in the Federal Register was not possible.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Arthur Kill, Staten Island, New York
Document Number: 2015-26609
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Arthur Kill (AK) Railroad Bridge across Arthur Kill, mile 11.6, between Staten Island, New York and Elizabeth, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position to facilitate scheduled maintenance. This deviation is necessary to facilitate tie and miter rail replacement on the lift span.
Sewage Treatment Technology-Type Approval of Marine Sanitation Devices
Document Number: 2015-26363
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will conduct a public workshop in Washington, DC to discuss sewage treatment technologies, issues concerning testing of marine sanitation devices for type approval, and issues concerning gray water. This workshop is intended to be an interactive exchange of information between policymakers, industry experts, and interested members of the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, South Branch of the Elizabeth River, Portsmouth and Chesapeake, VA
Document Number: 2015-26359
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Belt Line Railroad Bridge across the South Branch of the Elizabeth River, mile 2.6, between Portsmouth and Chesapeake, VA. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to facilitate a tie replacement project.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; James River, Isle of Wight and Newport News, VA
Document Number: 2015-26358
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the James River Bridge (US 17 and VA 258) across the James River, mile 5.0, between Isle of Wight and Newport News, VA. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to facilitate work on electrical control and power wiring systems on the bridge.
Coast Guard Acceptance of Sewage Treatment Plants for Type-Approval to International Maritime Organization Resolution MEPC.227(64)
Document Number: 2015-26285
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces its acceptance of sewage treatment plants (also referred to as marine sanitation devices) for type- approval to International Maritime Organization resolution MEPC.227(64) as meeting the requirements for marine sanitation devices. This action will allow manufacturers as well as shipowners and operators the option to take advantage of building and using equipment that meets both domestic and international requirements while also benefitting the environment. The Coast Guard is also seeking information on simple on board checks to verify performance of sewage treatment plants.
Shipping; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: 2015-26119
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This final rule makes non-substantive technical, organizational, and conforming amendments to existing regulations throughout Title 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0040
Document Number: 2015-26283
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0040, Application for Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), Application for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate, Application for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate for Entry Level Ratings, Small Vessel Sea Service Form, DOT/USCG Periodic Drug Testing Form, Disclosure Statement for Narcotics, DWI/DUI, and/or Other Convictions, Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate, Recognition of Foreign Certificate. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0108
Document Number: 2015-26194
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0108, Standard Numbering System for Undocumented Vessels. Our ICR describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Oak Island, NC
Document Number: 2015-26193
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway near Oak Island, North Carolina. This action is necessary to provide the safety of mariners on navigable waters due to the transfer of power cables across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Entry into or movement within the safety zone during the enforcement period is prohibited without approval of the Captain of the Port.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Dubuque, IA
Document Number: 2015-26009
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Illinois Central Railroad Drawbridge across the Mississippi River, mile 579.9, at Dubuque, Iowa. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner time to complete electrical and mechanical upgrades and replace the control house essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge.
Safety Zone, Great Egg Harbor Bay; Somers Point, NJ
Document Number: 2015-25872
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Great Egg Harbor Bay in the vicinity of the Garden State Parkway Bridge in Somers Point, NJ. The safety zone will restrict vessel traffic on a portion of the Great Egg Harbor Bay while critical girder erection work is being conducted in response to the rehabilitation project of the main navigational channel section of the bridge. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the bridge construction operations.
Safety Zone, Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2015-25728
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone within the Chicago Harbor during specified periods on from September 12, 2015 through October 31, 2015. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after multiple firework events. During the enforcement periods listed below, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
Security Zone: Escorted Vessels, Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA, Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2015-25557
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a security zone around any vessel escorted by one or more Coast Guard, State, or local law enforcement assets on the navigable waters of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone, Los Angeles-Long Beach, California. This action is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and facilities from sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other events of a similar nature. No vessel or person is allowed in this zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Trent River, New Bern, NC
Document Number: 2015-25372
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the U.S. 70 (Alfred C. Cunningham) Bridge across the Trent River, mile 0.0, at New Bern, NC. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 2015 New Bern Mumfest celebration.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Trent River, New Bern, NC
Document Number: 2015-25367
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the U.S. 70 (Alfred C. Cunningham) Bridge across the Trent River, mile 0.0, at New Bern, NC. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 2015 Neuse River Bridge Run.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Ebey Slough (Snohomish River), Marysville, WA
Document Number: 2015-25314
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Company (BNSF) Bridge 38.3 across Ebey Slough (Snohomish River), mile 1.5 at Marysville, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate scheduled bridge rail joint maintenance and replacement. The deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the maintenance to allow safe movement of work crews.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2015-25133
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a revision of a currently approved collection: 1625-0047, Plan Approval and Records for Vital System Automation. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2015-25131
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of an extension of a currently approved collection: 1625-0071, Boat Owners ReportPossible Safety Defect. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee; October 2015 Meeting
Document Number: 2015-25114
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee will meet in Washington, DC, to review and discuss recommendations from its subcommittees and to receive briefs listed in the agenda under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All meetings will be open to the public.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2015-24833
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee will meet, via teleconference, to discuss Task Statement 89, concerning the review and update of IMO MSC Circular MSC/Circ.1014- Guidelines on fatigue mitigation and management. This meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; West Larose Vertical Lift Bridge; Houma, LA
Document Number: 2015-24827
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone extending 400 yards east and west of the West Larose Vertical Lift Bridge in Bayou Lafourche, LA. This safety zone is necessary to protect persons, property, and infrastructure from potential damage and safety hazards associated with construction work on the bridge. During the periods of enforcement, entry into and transiting or anchoring within this safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by Captain of the Port (COTP) Morgan City or other designated representative.